Sunday 10th September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1536: The Pilgrimage of Grace, a popular rising in the north against the dissolution of monasteries and religious innovations, begins under Robert Aske in Doncaster.
1829: The new Christ Church is consecrated.
1887: 23 dead after horrific train crash near Hexthorpe during St Leger week.
1909: The pioneering Windham Tractor Monoplane is broken by pilot Captain Walter George Windham when he sits in it.
1909: Doncaster Racecourse held the UK's first aviation meeting.
1909: Doncaster Art Gallery officially opened by the Viscountess Halifax.
1951: Edlington-for-Balby Halt was closed to the general public.
2010: Easyjet announce they are pulling out of Doncaster Robin Hood Airport.
22 Years Ago Today
Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
29 Years Ago Today
Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
45 Years Ago Today
The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
76 Years Ago Today
After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
119 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
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